Ultimate Classic Rock News

The On the Road Again initiative will also give touring acts a stipend to cover travel expenses. Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: September 26, 2023, 6:11 pm
Late Procol Harum leader will be honored at star-studded December show in Guildford, England. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: September 26, 2023, 2:55 pm
He'll perform with the Imposters plus guitarist Charlie Sexton. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: September 26, 2023, 2:16 pm
Once dismissed as a '60s throwback pop group, they ended up having the last laugh. Continue reading…
Author: Dave Swanson
Posted: September 26, 2023, 2:13 pm
Follow-up to 'Cruel Country' steers in the opposite direction. Continue reading…
Author: Michael Gallucci
Posted: September 26, 2023, 1:44 pm
The country was suddenly impacting the U.S. like never before. Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: September 26, 2023, 1:35 pm
Moody Blues and Wings veteran's wife asks for $100,000 to assist with his recovery from critical illness. Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: September 26, 2023, 1:11 pm
"Sweet Sounds of Heaven" will appear on their upcoming album, 'Hackney Diamonds.' Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: September 26, 2023, 12:53 pm
Eight more dates have been added. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: September 25, 2023, 4:40 pm
Trek will stop in 30 North American cities. Continue reading…
Author: Allison Rapp
Posted: September 25, 2023, 2:49 pm
They defied the odds by coming back into the spotlight after a career drought. Continue reading…
Author: Dave Lifton
Posted: September 25, 2023, 1:21 pm
He referred to Brian Wilson as 'Stalin of the Studio' while they were crafting the Beach Boys' classic. Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: September 25, 2023, 12:35 pm
It was a hot mess but also perhaps the most authentic concert release of the period. Continue reading…
Author: Eduardo Rivadavia
Posted: September 25, 2023, 12:09 pm
The Queen of Soul left behind not only this lavish mansion, but her famous rose-red bathtub. Take a look inside... Continue reading…
Author: John Robinson
Posted: September 25, 2023, 10:24 am
Singer-songwriter penned some of the band's biggest hits, including "Cherish." Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: September 25, 2023, 1:48 am
'Year of the Devil' arrives on Oct. 27. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: September 24, 2023, 11:31 pm
He was in the middle of performing when "people started running." Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: September 24, 2023, 10:14 pm
Three members of the Heartbreakers backed Dylan on a trio of songs from 1965. Continue reading…
Author: Matthew Wilkening
Posted: September 24, 2023, 1:19 pm
Rolling Stones co-founder doesn't care to “hear people yelling at me and telling me it’s music." Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: September 24, 2023, 1:17 pm
Illinois town continues to embrace rockers with a fan trail and planned casino featuring Rick Nielsen's guitars. Continue reading…
Author: Rob Carroll
Posted: September 24, 2023, 12:34 pm
Looking back at key shows from the band's history, including the legendary Boston act's first concert. Continue reading…
Author: Matt Wardlaw
Posted: September 24, 2023, 12:17 pm
They captured the zeitgeist of a looming commercial hard-rock revolution with the ultimate L.A. glam metal album. Continue reading…
Author: Eduardo Rivadavia
Posted: September 23, 2023, 2:28 pm
The genre was on life support, but a few gems still emerged in the shadow of grunge. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: September 23, 2023, 12:22 pm
Quartet called it quits as frontman's star was on the rise. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: September 23, 2023, 12:06 pm
Session great sat in on sessions for the Rolling Stones' 'Bridges to Babylon.' Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: September 23, 2023, 11:44 am
He wouldn't officially join Van Halen for almost seven more years. Continue reading…
Author: Matt Wardlaw
Posted: September 23, 2023, 10:55 am
"It wasn’t Artie's fault." Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: September 22, 2023, 7:51 pm
Jake Bongiovi got engaged to 'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown earlier this year. Continue reading…
Author: Corey Irwin
Posted: September 22, 2023, 5:20 pm
Despite the seemingly disjointed manner in which it was assembled, the album actually held together quite well. Continue reading…
Author: Matthew Wilkening
Posted: September 22, 2023, 4:32 pm
Original Van Halen singer toggled between two approaches when he was on his own. Continue reading…
Author: Matthew Wilkening
Posted: September 22, 2023, 4:05 pm
"The Ox and Chris, they were just breathtaking players," singer tells UCR. Continue reading…
Author: Bryan Rolli
Posted: September 22, 2023, 3:22 pm
Visiting the final resting places of some of the genre's best-known performers. Continue reading…
Author: Ultimate Classic Rock Staff
Posted: September 22, 2023, 1:38 pm
'One Nation Under a Groove' road trip saw him hiring another band to headline, dressing in Army fatigues and trying to move unsold tickets outside venues to "get some dope." Continue reading…
Author: Martin Kielty
Posted: September 22, 2023, 12:50 pm
See how many things on this list trigger childhood memories—and which ones were here and gone so fast you missed them entirely. Continue reading…
Author: Stacey Marcus
Posted: September 22, 2023, 12:41 pm
They tend to have a few touchstones: nostalgia, longing, acoustic guitar picking and a deep melancholy. Continue reading…
Author: Jed Gottlieb
Posted: September 22, 2023, 12:03 pm